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Handicap Halloween

When I was a kid, I loved Halloween. The costumes, the candy, running around outside in the fall air; it was a magical holiday. Then I grew up. And Halloween became sexy costumes for the women and foolish costumes for the men.  It was awful and predictable. And then I became a parent, and Halloween […]

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Katherine Cobb

The Double Name

I did it. I gave my daughter a double name. And honestly, I didn’t think anything of it. My husband and I like the way her first name and middle name sound together, we live in the South where double names are more common, and basically it just wasn’t a big deal. Except that it […]

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The Weather Outside is Frightful: Fun Indoor Activities to Use this Fall and Winter

Welcome Fall. Welcome pumpkin spice, changing leaves, football and all the fun things about this time of year. Also, a (not-so-special) welcome to Memphis’s crazy weather seasons. What’s that you say? It gives you whiplash, too?  Mother Nature can’t seem to decide on how she wants to handle us here in the mid-south, and, for […]

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Lori

Meet Lori

Name: Lori  Birthday (age): March 24, 1981 (36 years old) Spouse: Ryan, married 14 years Hometown: Hermitage, Pennsylvania (near Pittsburgh) How Long in Memphis: 8 years What brought you to the city: My husband, Ryan, received his PhD from the Univ. of Memphis. After completing his degree, he was hired on as an assistant professor […]

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Meet Erika

Name: Erika  Birthday: 8/29/82  (35 years old) Spouse: Scott, married 13 years Hometown: Wilmington, MA (just north of Boston) How Long in Memphis: 7 years What brought you to the city: Well,  a very long story short, my husband is originally from Mississippi and worked in Memphis before we ever met.  However, we met up […]

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